José Machado, the national technical director of swimming in Portugal, says that his goal is 3 top 16 finishes in Tokyo: one more than the country had in 2016.
Miguel Nascimento and Rafaela Azevedo set two national records apiece at Portugal’s national championship meet, which wrapped up on Sunday.
La italiana Margherita Panziera ha mostrado su poderío al colocarse la #1 del ránking mundial en 200 espalda. Condorelli, Vergani y Chimrova han firmado grandes marcas. Entre los españoles, ha destacado Miguel Durán al ganar el 400 libre.
David Verraszto will seek his 5th straight medal and 3rd straight title in the 400 IM at the European Championships.
Established IM stars like Kosuke Hagino and Chase Kalisz will be among those vying to fill the void left by the absence of the two men who have won the last seven world championships in the 200 IM.
Sarah Sjostrom has been unstoppable on the Mare Nostrum tour.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte could possibly be setting up their last Olympic showdown of all time in this event. Phelps is the top seed, the three-time defending Olympic champ, Lochte the world record holder, and they’re not alone in the competition.
Hungarian Katinka Hosszu and Adam Peaty of Great Britain both broke world records in an impressive fashion…